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Exceptional graduate mentor Dena Shenk receives 2015 de Silva Award

Dena Shenk, professor of anthropology and graduate coordinator of the Gerontology Program, is the 2015 recipient of the Harshini V. de Silva Award; the honor is presented annually to a faculty member who best exemplifies de Silva’s commitment to graduate students.

Unraveling cystic fibrosis puzzle, taking it personally matters

In the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis (CF), the most severe symptoms are recurring episodes of lung inflammation and bacterial infection (known as “exacerbations”) that happen from one to three times a year and cause ever-increasing amounts of lung damage through the course of a CF patient’s l

NBA great Mark Price to lead men’s basketball

Mark Price, an assistant coach with the Charlotte Hornets, was introduced as the Charlotte 49ers head men’s basketball coach Thursday.

Annual Spring Career Expo set for April 10

The Career Center’s April 10 Spring Career Expo is expected to be at capacity with 210 organizations offering thousands of full-time jobs, internships and co-ops in a range of industries. 

Witherspoon Lecture to take on religious freedom

Is it possible to define religion and enact laws regarding religious freedoms where there is no state-established religion? That question is the focus of UNC Charlotte’s 31st annual Loy Witherspoon Lecture in Religious Studies at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 2, in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall. Guest lecturer Winnifred Fallers Sullivan will present the free, public presentation “The Impossibility of Religious Freedom.”

Art auction to benefit Levine Children’s Hospital

“Patchwork Epiphany: Art Gallery and Silent Auction” will be from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, April 2, at UNC Charlotte Center City. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Levine’s Children Hospital.

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Staff Council cook-offThe Staff Council will sponsor a chili/chowder cook-off from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday, April 27, in the Cone University Center, Lucas Room. The deadline to register is Monday, April 20.

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What is shared leave?

The Voluntary Shared Leave Program provides an opportunity for employees to donate some of their vacation/sick/bonus leave to assist fellow employees affected by a medical condition that requires absence from work for a prolonged period of time resulting in possible loss of income due to lack of accumulated leave.

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